Sept. 29: 9th Annual Bricks and Spokes in Vicksburg

9th Annual Bricks and Spokes
Saturday, September 29th  
VICKSBURG, MS (August 9, 2018) - Vicksburg Main Street is proud to host
 the 9th Annual Bricks and Spokes on Saturday, September 29th in downtown Vicksburg! Bricks and Spokes offers a ride for everyone! Choose between our 10, 30, 50, and 62 mile routes. Each route will take you over the Old Mississippi River Bridge and into the flat land of Louisiana through the rolling hills of Vicksburg and into the Vicksburg National Military Park to help celebrate Bike Your Park Day. This is the only opportunity for participants to ride across the Old Mississippi River Bridge and then take a spin through history in the Vicksburg National Military Park, all in one ride!


Joining our ride this year will be Vicksburg native, Lauren Hall. Member of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team. She has competed all over the US as well as in Europe. The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team is an American professional road cycling team comprised of riders and staff from all over the world. The men and women of the team race at the highest level all around the world, from historic, century-old European road races known as "classics," to breathtaking, fast-paced criteriums that take place in cities and towns all over the United States. Each rider has a different background and role within the team, but the goal on the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team is always the same: setting a positive example through teamwork, dedication, and hard work.


Also joining us this year from Rally Cycling is Brad Huff! Brad Huff's career on a bicycle started as a child at Spokes BMX track in Springfield, Missouri. After his first ride down the large start ramp and rolling through the first turn he was hooked for life. He has been a professional cyclist for over 10 years. He is one of the top sprinters in domestic peloton.
Bricks and Spokes offers riders the opportunity to ride over the Mighty Mississippi and enjoy the views of the beautiful river, Louisiana, and gorgeous downtown Vicksburg. All bikes (i.e. road bikes, mountain bikes, triathlon bikes, tandem bikes, etc) are welcome as well as all skill levels! The ride will have of plenty of aid stations along the way to fill up on great snacks! Immediately following the ride, cyclists will be treated to a wonderful "after ride spread." The cost of the ride is $35.00 through September 4 and goes up to $40.00 after that. The first 200 pre-registered participants of the 9th Annual Bricks and Spokes will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag prior to the ride. 
For more information or to register, please visit or contact the Vicksburg Main Street Program office at 601-634-4527, or email to request a registration form.   
There are also plenty of volunteer and sponsorship opportunities for this one of a kind bicycle ride! If you or your business would like to be part of the only bicycle ride in downtown Vicksburg contact the Main Street Office. We have several different sponsorship packages. There is sure to be one to fit your business! Partner with the Vicksburg Main Street Program... Be part of something great!
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Post Office Box 150 * Vicksburg, Mississippi 39181*601-634-4527

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